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Historian Professor Peter Read, then at the Australian National Univer...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
Historian Professor Peter Read, then at the Australian National University, was the first to use the phrase "stolen generation". He published a magazine article on the topic with this title, based on his research. He expanded the article into a book, The Stolen Generations (1981). Widespread awareness of the Stolen Generations, and the practices which created it, grew in the late 1980s through the efforts of Aboriginal and white activists, artists, and musicians (Archie Roach's "Took the Children Away" and
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Apology 'acknowledges' victims

Latrobe Valley Express - 15 Oct 2018
Michael, an abuse victim from St Patrick's Catholic College in Sale from the '70s, welcomed the announcement on Friday, one week out from the national apology and 10 years since former prime minister Kevin Rudd's apology to the stolen generations.
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TV Movie Guide Highlights: 15 - 21 October

SBS - 15 Oct 2018
The rate of Indigenous child removal has actually increased since Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivered the apology to the 'stolen generations' in 2008. This documentary follows four grandmothers find as they find each other and start a national movement ...
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The search for healing continues across the generations

Echonetdaily - 27 Sep 2018
The show delves into the effects of the Stolen Generation on four generations of Gumbaingirri women going back to the 1940s as well as what it's like being a fair-skinned Aboriginal woman in today's society. 'My mother was part of the stolen generation ...
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30 years on the Aboriginal Memorial as powerful as ever

The Sydney Morning Herald - 11 Oct 2018
She talked about then prime minister Kevin Rudd's apology to the Stolen Generations in 2008, movement on Native Title, the establishment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, and its subsequent abolishment. “John Howard called it an ...
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Herald Sun (blog) - 25 Sep 2018
National Sorry Day is held on 26 May each year to acknowledge and recognise members of the Stolen Generations. National Reconciliation Week: National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, ...
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Kevin Rudd's sorry speech

Who - 03 Oct 2018
On May 26, 1997 a report called Bringing Them Home was tabled in Parliament recommending that the Prime Minister issue a public apology to the Stolen Generation. Then-Prime Minister John Howard refused stating he "did not subscribe to the black ...
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Proper little white girl

Witness (blog) - 25 Sep 2018
It's fitting that this show debuts in Victoria, as it's the only Australian state that hasn't compensated stolen generations for the lost love, culture, country, and the racism, abuses and traumas that were inflicted on them and their families. There ...
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Gippslanders in Her Place exhibition

Latrobe Valley Express - 10 Oct 2018
Sale elder Aunty Bess was involved in the Koorie courts and establishing projects to keep young Indigenous people out of the justice system. "I look at women like my mum, going back to the days of the Stolen Generations, they called her Auntie Ruth, to ...
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Apology a step forward for Indigenous institutional survivors

Bendigo Advertiser - 15 Oct 2018
Read more:10 years after apology to stolen generations Bendigo reflects. An apology will be step forward for Indigenous people who had survived in institutions, but the trauma meant their journey continued, Uncle Charlie said. “We lose our culture, and ...
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One-woman show brings ancestors' voices to arresting life

The Sydney Morning Herald - 26 Sep 2018
Her grandmother was abandoned by her husband and left to care for 14 children, who were then snatched by the state; Greenwood's mother was left to grapple with the cultural loss and institutional abuse of the stolen generations. And Greenwood herself ...
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Wentworth 2018: Your guide to Deb Doyle's policies

Daily Telegraph - 16 Oct 2018
We need to acknowledge the wrongs our indigenous people suffered in the past, the loss of their lands, the stolen generations, and the disrespect and destruction of their lore and language, and to seek a way forward by genuinely consulting with ...

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